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Individual contractor- Programme Assistant
|Location :||UNV Regional office – Amman, JORDAN|
|Application Deadline :||24-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||44 working days over a period of 2 months until 31st April 2021|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||2 months|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The UNV Regional Offices (RO) provide oversight and strategic guidance to the UNV Field Units in their respective geographical assignments and are mainly accountable for the placement of UN Volunteers mobilized for UN Agencies, Funds, and Programmes focused on peace, development and humanitarian needs. Furthermore, the Regional Offices represent, and strategically position, UNV and bring UNV’s services and solutions closer to its partners from governments, UN entities, civil society and private sector. The Regional Offices also lead in scoping and delivering UNV’s advisory service offer on volunteer infrastructure. The Regional Office for Arab States (ROAS), is based in Amman, Jordan.
Under the direct supervision of the Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Specialist, UNV Regional Office for Arab States, the Programme Assistant provides assistance to the Portfolio Manager/ Specialist, UNV Field Units and duty stations with no UNV field presence in Arab States, in support of partnerships, demand generation, and volunteer mobilization.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Specialist, the National consultant will:
Assist with partnerships and demand generation
Support to Volunteer mobilization and deployment
Administrative and logistical support to the Regional Office, Field Units and duty stations with no UNV field presence in Arab States
Furthermore, UN Volunteers are encouraged to integrate the UN Volunteers programme mandate within their assignment and promote voluntary action through engagement with communities in the course of their work. As such, UN Volunteers should dedicate a part of their working time to some of the following suggested activities:
EXPECTED OUTPUTS AND DELIVERABLES
Knowledge management and learning:
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor degree of Arts in Management or any related field.
Fluency in spoken and written English and Arabic is required.
DURATION OF THE WORK
44 working days over a period of two months starting 1st March until 31st April 2021 .
DUTY STATION AND TRAVEL PLAN
UNV Regional office – Amman
SCOPE OF PRICE PROPOSAL AND SCHEDULE OF PAYMENTS
Financial Proposals must be expressed in daily fees . This daily fees must be “all-inclusive”. Please note that the terms “all-inclusive” implies that all costs (professional fees, , communications, consumables, ……….etc.) that could possibly be incurred are already factored into the final amounts submitted in the proposal.
The contractor will be paid an all-inclusive Deliverables/Outputs based on submitted timesheet over the assignment period, subject to the submission of Certification of Payment (CoP) duly certified and confirmation of satisfactory performance of achieved work (deliverables/outputs) in line with the schedule of payments table hereunder:
RECOMMENDED PRESENTATION OF OFFER
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications. Candidates that fail to submit the required information will not be considered.
Interested candidates shall submit required documents to Job Advertisement Website (https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_jobs.cfm) as one document not later than 24 February, 2021
Interested candidates can find Procurement Notice, Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability and P11 templates on the following link: http://procurement-notices.undp.org/
Please do not submit financial proposal in this stage. Financial proposal shall be requested from Candidates who are considered technically responsive
CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF THE BEST OFFER
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the following methodology:
Step I: Screening and desk review:
Applications will be first screened and only candidates meeting the following minimum requirements will progress to the pool for shortlisting:
Technical evaluation Criteria max 100 points
For those offers considered in the financial evaluation, the lowest price offer will receive 30 points. The other offers will receive points in relation to the lowest offer, based on the following formula: (PI / Pn)* 30 where Pn is the financial offer being evaluated and Pl is the lowest financial offer received.
Step II: Final evaluation
The final evaluation will combine the scores of the desk review and the financial proposal with the following weights assigned to each:
Individual consultants will be evaluated based on the cumulative analysis methodology (weighted scoring method), where the award of the contract will be made to the individual consultant whose offer has been evaluated and determined as:
Technical Criteria weight: 70% Financial Criteria weight: 30%
Only Individual Consultants obtaining a minimum of 49 points (70%) on the Technical evaluation would be considered for the Financial Evaluation.